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  1. New partnership to study how boardsports address sustainability
    New partnership to study how boardsports address sustainability 28 Nov 2017

    The international retailer, Surfdome, has partnered with the Plymouth Sustainability and Surfing Research Group (PSSRG) to provide a ‘reality check’ on how boardsports brands have incorporated sustainability into their core values.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas launches new sustainability initiative
    Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas launches new sustainability initiative 23 Nov 2017

    The Arrowhead Stadium, home venue of the Kansas City Chiefs football team, is set to become the first professional sports venue to sell pre-packed peanuts in compostable bags.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. United Center to offer free electric -vehicles charging stations to visitors
    United Center to offer free electric -vehicles charging stations to visitors 23 Nov 2017

    The home of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls has announced its plans to offer visitors free charging facilities as part of the centre’s mission to reduce its environmental impact.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game
    The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game 22 Nov 2017

    The California-based Sacramento Kings basketball team hosted its first “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s match with the Denver Nuggets. The evening was a celebration of sustainable and locally-grown agricultural practices.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate 21 Nov 2017

    The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, USA has become the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum ‘LEED’ certification after incorporating impressive sustainability features into the venue’s design.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030
    The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030 16 Nov 2017

    World Sailing has launched its sustainability agenda targeting a series of aspects across sailing including events, training, venues and facilities.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sport
  7. Sustainability will be at the heart of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race
    Sustainability will be at the heart of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race 2 Nov 2017

    The international Volvo Ocean Race has put sustainability and oceans health into its core values this year, and the Vestas 11th Hour Racing Team is leading the way across the participant teams.

    Europe,Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. The French Federation of Table Tennis commits to sustainability
    The French Federation of Table Tennis commits to sustainability 1 Nov 2017

    The French Federation of Table Tennis (FFTT) has signed the “15 Eco-responsible commitments for sports events” charter prepared by the French Ministry of Sports and WWF France.

    Europe,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Seattle Seahawks celebrates sustainability at CenturyLink Field
    Seattle Seahawks celebrates sustainability at CenturyLink Field 27 Oct 2017

    The Seattle Seahawks has created a special initiative to celebrate the ongoing sustainability efforts at their home stadium CenturyLink Field, by serving fans 6,000 pounds of locally sourced cut potatoes.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,Sport
  10. US Ski & Snowboard commits to sustainability and climate action
    US Ski & Snowboard commits to sustainability and climate action 26 Oct 2017

    US Ski & Snowboard, a national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has issued an official statement pledging its commitment to sustainability and addressing climate change through adopting a series of guiding principles to preserve winter sports.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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